The Struggle of Depression…

Depression… what comes to your mind when you hear the word “depression?” I’m sure everyone has a different take or thought on it.  To me, I wince and have empathy to whomever is mentioning it in a post or article.  Depression to me is solitude, loneliness, seclusion, isolation, unsure, doubtful, confusion, anger, the inability to…

Happy New Year, 2019… Woah!

So wow…. it’s 2019. I am really trippin’ because it seems like I had just turned 30 years old and now I turned 55 at the end of 2018 and now it’s 2019!!! Well, it is true and I am 55 and I am working to have a better year than last, better as a…

Christian, do others see a visible changed?

Happy 2017 to everyone… my fourth blog entry of the year runs along similar lines as “Drink and be merry….” from January 6th, 2017.  I’m not sure if I’ll get many comments or even people who will read this (save one or two) due to on the topic at hand.   Now here’s the obligatory …

Past, present, balance and something for you?

I am 53, married for a second time for 17 years, a father of 3 (27, 26 & 9), grandfather of 4, a home-schooling dad, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriting, former alcoholic drug addict, born-again Christian who’s been around the block more times than some people and their brother and sister put together! I am working on balance. …

Drink and be merry for tomorrow… we share about Jesus?

To those of you who call yourselves Born-again Christians, followers of Jesus, Christ followers… as the bible instructs, as the Apostle Paul asserts and as Jesus commands us to and those of us living a life that bears proof that we are different from the rest of the world, as a Born-again Christian I submit to you…

Happy New Year …

Happy New Year everyone… I hope you all had a wonderful Autumn and Holiday/Christmas season. You know, some of us grew up and endured the Robert F. Kennedy assassination, some of us were watching or listening to the space shuttle Challenger vault into space, then explode, killing all on board, some of us witnessed the…

I’m just sayin’ for a friend!

I try to buy and support local business in the community where I live and also do my best to support, repost, re-tweet and “Like” the social media sites of friends of mine.  With that in mind, I bring you an exclusive on a great blog, centered around vegan food that I’m sure is making waves even as I write…

A Breath Away from Eternity…

This post is in regards to a song I wrote years ago which is one of my favorites.  Listen to it by clicking this music link. It will be the first song just down from the top of the page in the center.  I wrote this approximately in the mid to later part of 1989….

From Meth to Life … Celebrating 20 years on!

I went to see a friend of my today whom I hadn’t seen in a while.  I brought a few musical selections ie; 3 C.D.’s with various tracks to share and a #vinyl LP of the live #Rare Earth album, Get Ready, from 1969.  For you music lovers, this album rocks and side 2, which…

The old is gone, the New has come… a testimony of a life restored!

Prior to May 3rd, 1988 I was fully involved in a lifestyle catering to my own whims and desires from a standpoint of recreational drugs and a large consumption of alcohol. I was a twice addicted (meaning I had gone through two long seasons of using cocaine) to cocaine and basically an alcoholic (beer-a-holic) as…